Western Carolina University professor of mathematics Julie Barnes was working with Beth Schaubroeck, a professor of mathematics at the Air Force Academy, on a research project related to complex numbers when the two noticed their work was generating some interesting images.
The recent Ken Burns documentary series on the Vietnam War has sparked renewed discussion on the conflict, including Western Carolina University’s College of Arts and Sciences hosting a special event to hear local voices.
It will be Faculty and Staff Day this Saturday, Nov. 11, as the nationally ranked Western Carolina University football team takes on the Mercer Bears, with all WCU employees offered a free ticket to the game.
As a member of the Campus Compact coalition, Western Carolina University was charged with coming up with a Civic Action Plan aimed at framing the alignment and partnership that exists between WCU as a community-engaged regional comprehensive university and Campus Compact as a leader for advancing and supporting the public purpose of higher education.
Twelve Western Carolina University students enrolled in a Spanish Program course on “Cuban Culture” had an opportunity to experience that culture first-hand by participating in a faculty-led trip during WCU’s fall break.